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Mercury Essay Examples

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An Analysis of the Planet Mercury
Mercury Report The magnificent planet Mercury is the planet I have chosen to research. I this report I have explained all there is to know about Mercury and its aura. The Romans gave Mercury its name after the fleet-footed messenger of the gods because it seemed to move quicker than any other planet. It is the closest p...
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A Research on the Element, Mercury
Mercury is the only common metal that is a free-flowing liquid at room temperature. It is slightly volatile in room temperature and becomes solid when subjected to a pressure of 7640 atmospheres. The metal dissolves in nitric or concentrated sulfuric acid. The chief ore is cinnabar; Spain and Italy produce about 50% of t...
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The Downside of Adding Mercury on Products
LA Gear and other shoe companies have been using mercury to make the switch active in their shoe that light up when a person walks. The shoes should return to the company after the user is done with the to be recycled. Since LA never advertises this, people just thrown them away like any other pair of old shoes. Eventually...
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A Report on the Planet Mercury
Mercury Report The magnificent planet Mercury is the planet I have chosen to research. I this report I have explained all there is to know about Mercury and its aura. The Romans gave Mercury its name after the fleet-footed messenger of the gods because it seemed to move quicker than any other planet. It is the closest pla...
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A Chemical Analysis of the Substance Mercury and a Short History
Mercury’s symbol is Hg, its atomic number is 80, its atomic mass is 200.59, its in group 12 and in period 6, and it also has two valence electrons. Its standard state is liquid at 298ºK and it is the heaviest known elemental liquid. It has a silvery white color. It is named after the planet "Mercury" the origin of...
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The Effect of Mercury on the Environment and People
LA Gear and other shoe companies have been using mercury to make the switch active in their shoe that light up when a person walks. The shoes should return to the company after the user is done with the to be recycled. Since LA never advertises this, people just thrown them away like any other pair of old shoes. Eventually...
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A Description of Mercury as a Silvery, Liquid Metal At Room Temperature
Introduction Mercury is a silvery, liquid metal at room temperature. It is sometimes referred to as one of the "heavy metals." Like water, mercury can evaporate and become airborne. Because it is an element, mercury does not break down into less toxic substances. Once mercury escapes to the envir...
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An Essay on the Element, Mercury
What Is Mercury?
As anyone who's ever broken a thermometer can attest, mercury is a fascinating substance. It also has an interesting history.
Named after the fleet-footed Roman messenger of the gods, mercury has been used for more than 2,000 years. Mercury ore cinnabar has even been found smeared on Neolithic skulls. Its f...
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Surface Conditions of Mercury, the Planet Closest to the Sun
MercuryIn Roman mythology Mercury is messenger of the gods, and son of the god Jupiter. Mercury is the planet closest to the sun. Its distance from the sun is approximately 58 million km (about 36 million miles); its diameter is 4875 km (3030 miles); its volume and mass are about : that of the earth; and its density is appr...
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An Analysis of the Mercury Liquid Metal
Mercury Mercury s symbol is Hg, its atomic number is 80, its atomic mass is 200.59, its in group 12 and in period 6, and it also has two valence electrons. Its standard state is liquid at 298|K and it is the heaviest known elemental liquid. It has a silvery white color. It is named after the planet "Mercury" the...
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